Plant Care Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Cobweb Hens and Chicks

4.5 out of 5 (15 experiences)

Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Cobweb Houseleek and Plum Parfait

Taxonomy

Sempervivum arachnoideum
Sempervivum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Water

How often to water your Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Water needs for Cobweb Hens and Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Cobweb Hens and Chicks needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Cobweb Hens and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cobweb Hens and Chicks: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cobweb Hens and Chicks love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cobweb Hens and Chicks does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cobweb Hens and Chicks in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cobweb Hens and Chicks: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cobweb Hens and Chicks after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Cobweb Hens and Chicks is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Cobweb Hens and Chicks


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Cobweb Hens and Chicks has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Annaleece avatar
@Annaleece
leaf-1 38 Plants
xp 551 XP
globe Modesto, CA
07/27/2021

Lost a lot of color after I used bug spray, (plant friendly) super sensitive

Browns easily Browns easily
Nowns avatar
@Nowns
leaf-1 22 Plants
xp 1,622 XP
globe Binghamton, NY
07/21/2021

COWBEBS.

Brian avatar
@Brian
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 327 XP
05/29/2021

When we first got it the little offshoots fell off the main plant so we stuck them in a different little pot and they all took! We didn’t expect the main one to thrive after a lot of the offshoots fell off but it’s doing great.

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Crispyraptor avatar
@Crispyraptor
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 641 XP
globe Fayetteville, AR
05/25/2021

Idk how but he’s doing a straight vertical. Literally just going straight up.

Fast grower Fast grower
Pamperrien avatar
@Pamperrien
leaf-1 65 Plants
xp 4,343 XP
globe Chattanooga, TN
02/14/2021

I have separated these and repotted each one into a 4” terra cotta pot.

Survivor Survivor

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